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Boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya nearly ended his retirement to fight WBA middleweight titleholder Felix Sturm on October 20 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Thankfully, De La Hoya (39-6, 30 KOs), who defeated 17 world champions and … Continue reading →
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There are a lot of important boxing matches on the schedule for the next few weeks. As such, it's easy for a fight such as the Felix Sturm vs. Daniel Geale bout to go overlooked. However, that's not doing these fighters justice. This is a meeting between the WBA and IBF middleweight titleholders - for what that's worth - but more importantly, is a contest between top...
IBF middleweight champion Daniel Geale of Australia defeated Felix Sturm on a split decision to take the German's WBA title in their unification bout on Saturday night.
Judges Stanley Christodoulou and Dave Parris both scored the bout 116-112 in favor of Geale, while Eugene Grant gave it 116-112 to Sturm.
''The judges scored it that way, you have to accept it. That...
IBF middleweight champion Daniel Geale of Australia outpointed Felix Sturm in a split decision to take the German's WBA title in their unification bout Saturday night.
Judges Stanley Christodoulou and Dave Parris scored the bout 116-112 in favor of Geale, and Eugene Grant had it 116-112 to Sturm.
The 31-year-old Geale appeared more active throughout, though Sturm managed to...
Today Australia's WBA Super Middleweight titlist, Daniel "Real Deal" Geale (28-1, 15 KOs), became the first Australian born prize fighter to win a unification world championship when he defeated former IBF champ, Felix Sturm (37-3-2, 16 KOs) by split decision on his home turf at the Koenig Pilsener Arena in Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Judges Stanley Christodoulou...